North Carolina’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) provides free screening services for breast and cervical cancer for the eligible women of North Carolina. Eligible women diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer may be eligible for free health coverage through Medicaid for treatment of their condition.
· The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCCP) provides qualified woman with free screenings for breast and cervical cancer. Women screened through this program and diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer may be eligible for free health coverage through Medicaid which extends throughout the duration of treatment.
· In order to be eligible for screening through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program, you must meet age and income guidelines and insurance requirements. You must be between the ages of 18 and 64 for cervical cancer screening and, 40 and 64 for mammograms, and you must have an income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL). Additionally, you must be uninsured or underinsured and must not have Medicare Part B or Medicaid.
· For more information, please contact the Chronic Disease and Injury Section at (919) 707-5200 or visit their website at http://www.ncpublichealth.com/chronicdiseaseandinjury/index.htm.